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How to cook perfect parsnips

Parsnips are a staple of Christmas dinner. They have been growing all year in the soil and you’ve had to wait until they’ve had a least one decent frost before you can dig them up. Parsnips, like Brussels sprouts, are … Continue reading

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The best shortbread cookies you’ll ever taste!! Honestly!!

When the weather outside is very cold, frosty, and wet, playing in the garden isn’t an option. So you can either do a massive pile of ironing (nah!), or those other boring household chores that you try and put off … Continue reading

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Listeners’ Question Time – Bestseller Experiment ep70

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The new episode of the podcast is online. This was a live recording, inasmuch as were live on Youtube for our Patreon supporters who had either sent questions in advance or were asking them…

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The battle of the tree roots!

Another cold, but dry day in Kent. So I was back out in the garden, digging out the rest of the soil for the base of the chicken’s house. This last bit was a little more tricky than before, as … Continue reading

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A Christmas gift for my chickens!

Whether it’ll all be ready for Christmas I don’t know, only time will tell, and if the weather behaves. Today I started digging out the base where I need to lay the concrete base for the chickens new shed to … Continue reading

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25 things I’ve learned from 25 years in books…

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December 1992: Charles and Di announced their separation, the NET book agreement was still in place, Amazon was still just a river to most people, and a fresh-faced bookseller started a temporary Christmas placement…

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All marked out…….

I’m all marked out, it took a whole lot of planning, and a handful of weeding. I’m all marked out, it’s hard to dig you sometimes, when I’m forking and shovelling you around. The trees are out, the fencing is … Continue reading

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